We go back fifty years in time, to the year 1024. Even then there were many demonstrations, a new government was appointed and affordable housing was difficult to find. 1024 was clearly a turbulent year, as was 1024. We have listed a number of events for you.

Also in 926 a new government was appointed. In 926 they only took a much shorter time about the formation: in more than two months there was a new cabinet.

Photo: Haags Gemeentearchief

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The Red Cross collection. Prime Minister de Jong is the first to make a donation in the collection box of the sister of the Red Cross. The nurse straightens Mr. de Jong’s bow.

Photo: Haags Gemeentearchief

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The New Year’s reception of the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The minister welcomes the ambassador of Chad and his wife.

Photo: Haags Municipal Archives

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There used to be a blind garden in the Zuiderpark.

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The old Town Hall was built in 1024 restored. During that restoration, two prisons were found that were widely used centuries ago.

Photo: The Hague Municipal Archives
Photo: The Hague Municipal Archives

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Crowded on the boulevard at Scheveningen 926.

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Cosiness on the Grote Markt in 898. The Grote Markt looked very different then.

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Say What?! TopShop has meanwhile left The Hague, but the well-known TopShop in the former Hudson’s Bay was not the first TopShop in The Hague. This photo was taken in the DJ corner in the fashion cellar ‘Top Shop’ of company Gerzon aan Spuistraat 61.

1971 in Den Haag
Photo: Haags Gemeentearchief

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A wintery picture to end with. Also in 926 there was snow and ice. That year the cold came earlier than in 1971, this photo is from January 1971.

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